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Top 8 FREE Open Source LMSs

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100% free but with limitations (and you cannot upgrade – some ATs actually do this – with the goal of you buying another of their products). I already have spoke ad naseum about the pros and cons of any free open source platform, so my criteria on what I feel are the best 10 free open source systems are presented below. The reason I state “free” open source, is because “open source” itself is not necessarily free.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: New Product Announcement

Learning Visions

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 New Product Announcement Just in time for the holidays: "socially-networked virtual game-based blended mobile cloudy-learning 4.0" delivered on a portal for your iPhone. if i ever start a blog, im stealing that title. New Product Announcement Best Practices for Software Training? Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.


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The 19 Best Learning Management System (for 2021)


It offers an open, friendly and flexible learning environment with the ability to create personalized learning paths for students. Currently there are more than 600 options of different LMS platforms out there (ranging from open source LMS to proprietary) with numerous LMS features.

Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Instructional and Performance Strategies for Sales eLearning Learning Theory 101 for Sales and Marketing Professionals (Part 1) - Business Casual , October 13, 2008 When consulting with sales and marketing professionals who work for companies that create training products and programs, I try not to be a "training purist" when discussion goes to "positioning" their product for the market. Im looking for the Why?

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms


This is a branch of eLearning that involves training customers on how to use an organization’s product and/or service. In eLearning, this relates to the training of your partners and customers to improve product adoption, increase customer retention, and maximize support resources. An example of this is reducing the number of support tickets you receive from your customers by providing them with product training via your LMS. Learning Portal. Open Source Software.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Job Description

Learning Visions

The focus here the last few months has been less on creating custom courses for clients and more on building Templates and Learning Portals (think LMS-lite). So, what do I do if Im not doing that? How does their Learning Portal need to work? QA Testing: And then we have to test the products that we build. Im not such an anal person, so this isnt my favorite thing in the world. Product Vision: This is a key area where blogging has really helped me lately.

Job 109

's UX

Mark Oehlert

So this is a shot from the opening session of Adaptive Paths UX Week. Right now Im sitting in the audience listening Deborah Adler, the designer whos Masters Thesis became the redesigned Target pharmacy bottles - Clear RX. Maybe we need to go back and start with our users and what their interaction with our products is like. Visit Serious Games - The Serious Games Networking Portal. Open Source. e-Clippings (Learning As Art).

Let's Junk the Jargon

Breakthrough eLearning

According to the press release, "Tata will.develop systems for content-creation work flow, as well as for publishing and archiving objects, then rendering the learning material on the portal. software-as-a-service (SaaS) approach where various open-source softwares are used." Our product is an integrated, field-configurable, shrink-wrapped application."


e-Clippings (Learning As Art): A Collection of Top Ten Lists / Predictions Posts (feel free to add your own!)

Mark Oehlert

Im a big collector of these.please feel free to add your own favorites in the comments section. stories of 2007 (Dion Hinchcliffe) Highlight: Widgets, gadgets, and roaming desktops on the Web showed enterprises how portals should really work as well as be dis-intermediated. At some point next year, I suppose I’m going to need to drink the Apple Kool-Aid, and hope the increased productivity is worth the sack to my identity as a PC guy."

Learning Styles and Visualization

Mark Oehlert

From Mashable comes this post on " 16 Awesome Data Visualization Tools " TouchGraph offers a search/data visualization product that reminds me of Search Crystal. Ive been tinkering with Many Eyes over the last couple of weeks as a way of exploring potential visual navigation tools/interfaces for Open University courses and qualifications, and OpenLearn OERs/course units: [link] and search for "many eyes". Im happy with TWiki but would have to build the mind map manually.